Category: Cloud

Top Video Predictions in 2016: Cloud Technologies

Cloud Technology

You’d have to be living under a rock if you haven’t heard about the benefits and possible applications for cloud technology in the video world. Here are a couple ways we see cloud being used in 2016. Overcast Clouds If you liked virtualization of the whole video processing chain, from middleware to DRM, encoding and…

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The Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016

Read the Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016

Now that 2016 is underway, there’s no better time than the present to start thinking about where our industry is headed in terms of technology advancements. Below are 16 topics we believe will illuminate Harmonic’s world this year. Each topic will be discussed in more detail via a series of 5 blog posts, with this…

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Codec du Jour: What’s Next?

Video Codec

You may have noticed that video codecs are a hot topic these days. It all started when Google announced that its VP9 codec would be licensed royalty-free as an alternative to the MPEG HEVC standard for Internet use. VP9 has not gained much traction outside of the YouTube ecosystem, but this did not stop Google…

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Changing the Game for Traditional Broadcasters

Changing the Game for Traditional Broadcasters

These are interesting times for traditional media companies, video service providers, and broadcasters. They’re facing tremendous pressure to stay profitable and compete effectively against new multiscreen players, which means launching new services that can provide additional revenue streams and attract new audiences. Meeting these challenges requires the ability to operate in a unified video delivery…

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VidTech Insider: Cloud Video Storage

Using the cloud for video storage a discussion that has been going on in IT for years, and is no longer a question of if, but a question of how much and when. Why then, has Cloud taken so long to take in the video world? Has the time finally come for Cloud to enter our…

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